Of the 1 mechanical engineering schools in Normal, the largest mechanical engineering school, by student population, is Alabama A & M University. In 2010, approximately 14 students graduated from the Mechanical Engineering program at Alabama A & M University.
A total of 17 students graduated with credentials in mechanical engineering from mechanical engineering schools in Normal in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Normal's mechanical engineering schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,922 per year in instate tuition and $17,868 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,800 for mechanical engineering related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Normal-based mechanical engineering schools, you will have an added expense of $5,350 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,792.
If you plan on staying in Normal after graduating from mechanical engineering school, you should know that job prospects for mechanical engineers in Normal, which is the most popular mechanical engineering profession, are good. Normal's mechanical engineer workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for mechanical engineers.